LECTURE Double Play: Baseball and the Forms of Fiction

Our special guest is Randall T. Craig, Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University at Albany.

Randall T. Craig, Professor and Chair, Department of English, University at Albany

Novels about baseball stand out in literary history as famous baseball games and players do in the history of the United States. The fiction of Ring Lardner and Mark Harris, Philip Roth and Bernard Malamud, Robert Coover and Michael Joyce, among others, documents the evolution of a genre—and a nation.

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